Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Trade Marks Act 2002 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49): section 261

New Zealand Business Number Act 2016 (2016 No 16): section 41

Customs and Excise (Border Processing—Trade Single Window and Duties) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 10): section 38(3), (4)

Criminal Procedure (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/409): regulation 3(1)

Patents Act 2013 (2013 No 68): section 249

Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 19): section 8

Trade Marks Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 20)

Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 71)

Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Act 2006 (2006 No 60): section 63

Trade Marks Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 116)

Trade Marks Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 100)

Trade Marks Act 2002 Commencement Order 2003 (SR 2003/188)